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  • Ocean Energyby Roger Henri Charlier; Charles W. Finkl

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Man has been tapping the energy of the sea to provide power for his industries for centuries. Tidal energy combined with that of waves and marine winds rank among those successfully put the work. Tidal power has enormous potential. This book reviews progress in extracting power from the ocean, and surveys the history of tidal power harnessing. more...

  • The South China Seaby Pinxian Wang; Qianyu Li

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    A synthesis of sedimentary geology and paleoceanography of the South China Sea on the basis of extensive industrial explorations and scientific expeditions culminated with the ODP Leg 184. It offers knowledge about the history of this largest marginal sea in the West Pacific, deep-sea records of evolution and variations of the East Asian monsoon. more...

  • Magmatic Systemsby Michael P. Ryan; James R. Holton; Renata Dmowska

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    With its integrated and cohesive coverage of the current research, Magmatic Systems skillfully explores the physical processes, mechanics, and dynamics of volcanism. The text utilizes a synthesized perspective--theoretical, experimental, and observational--to address the powerful regulatory mechanisms controlling the movement of melts and cooling,... more...

  • Shrimpby Jack Rudloe; Anne Rudloe

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 24.99

    The story of shrimp is as delicious as the creatures themselves. Renowned nature writers Jack and Anne Rudloe tell that story with passion, revealing a hidden history that has spanned millennia. You?ll discover the human stories and heritage behind centuries of shrimping, around the world; meet the most remarkable of the world?s 4,000 species of shrimp;... more...

  • The El Niņo-Southern Oscillation Phenomenonby Edward S. Sarachik; Mark A. Cane

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 84.00

    An introduction to understanding the ENSO phenomenon, given in an observational and theoretical context, and exploring its predictability and impacts. more...

  • Seven-Tenthsby David Fisichella

    Leapfrog Press 2010; US$ 15.95

    A disillusioned man and a blind oceanographer find love and adventure while studying the world's oceans. more...

  • The Wave Watcher's Companionby Gavin Pretor-Pinney

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    Get ready for a global journey like none other-a passionate enthusiast's exploration of waves that begins with a massive surfable cloud and ends with the majestic Pacific ocean, making side trips along the way to reveal the ups and downs of brain waves, radio waves, infrared waves, microwaves, shock waves, light waves, and much more. more...

  • Holding Back the Seaby Christopher Hallowell

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    Katrina's arrival on the Gulf Coast was a long time in coming. But it was assured. Since 1965, when Hurricane Betsy struck New Orleans, breached a levee, and flooded part of the city, everyone was waiting and talking about when the Big One would strike and do even more damage. Katrina was that hurricane, predictedand imagined before she struck, but... more...

  • Voyage of the Turtleby Carl Safina

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99

    Carl Safina , author of The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World , Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur , Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival , Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas , and founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, was named by... more...

  • Abyssal Channels in the Atlantic Oceanby Eugene G. Morozov; Alexander N. Demidov; Roman Y. Tarakanov; Walter Zenk

    Springer 2010; US$ 129.00

    This book is dedicated to the study of structure and transport of deep and bottom waters through underwater channels of the Atlantic Ocean. The study is based on recent observations, analysis of historical data, and literature review. A strong flow of Antarctic Bottom Water from the Argentine Basin to the Brazil Basin through the Vema Channel (32iCdegree-27iCdegree... more...